The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 170 185 205
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing Java SE 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £541
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £532
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
- +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £58.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +95.00%
Java SE
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1209 1440 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.04% 31.09% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1201 1332
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the City of London region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java SE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Mockito
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Sling
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Felix
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Felix
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Sling
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM